Sightseeing Gondola Rides

The Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola offers a unique opportunity to ascend to one of the world's greatest Rocky Mountain viewpoints, dine on delicious mountain inspired dishes, enjoy guided hikes and possibly spot a wild grizzly bear.

Guests enjoy a relaxing 14 - minute ride, with the choice of a four passenger open chair or fully enclosed gondola, to an elevation of 2101m (6893ft). Incredible views of the majestic Rocky Mountain, wildflowers, natural springs and maybe even some wildlife are highlights of the ride.

Note Regarding Children: For safety reasons children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by at least one adult on a chair or gondola. Children under the height of 42" (106cm) must be accompanied by at least one adult, and in an enclosed gondola only.

Note Regarding Pets: For safety reasons pets of any kind are not permitted on the Gondola with exception of Disability Assistance Pets. If you have a special needs pet aid please let our ticket staff know and we will do all we can to accommodate you.

The Best Grizzly Bear Viewing and Scenery in the Canadian Rockies!

Lake Louise is one of the best places on earth to see wild grizzly bears in their natural environment! Bears are often seen roaming below the Gondola by our guests almost daily during the summer months. Check out our Grizzly Bear & Wildlife Sightings Calendar to see for yourself!

As the grass turns green and new berries begin to flourish, one of the most powerful creatures will begin to roam in search of food. The grassy slopes below the gondola offer lush, rich vegetation for these incredible creatures. Is it any wonder that each summer the grizzly returns? Each year bears emerge from hibernation and call these alpine meadows their home. The Lake Louise Sightseeing Lift, Gondola & Interpretive Centre is committed to providing a protected environment for bears, and an educational and safe opportunity for guests to experience the natural beauty and wonder of this magnificent place!

Live Webcams

Check out our stunning Rocky Mountain views and see what's happening around the resort on our live webcams!

Plenty of Free Parking

Pass the line ups and get guaranteed free parking for your car or RV! There's always plenty of parking available here at the Lake Louise Gondola! Drive in and park your car or RV instantly in any of our huge parking lots conveniently located just outside of the main day lodge.

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Free Shuttle Service

Take advantage of our free daily shuttle service that's available between the Lake Louise Gondola, Chateau Lake Louise and the Samson Mall during the summer months.

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Disabled Traveler's Accessibility

It is our goal to assist individuals with disabilities to access, and enjoy all features, and facilities at the Lake Louise Gondola. Please see what we offer.

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